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Upside Down (I) (2012)

 -  Drama | Fantasy | Romance  -  1 May 2013 (France)
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Adam and Eden fell in love as teens despite the fact that they live on twinned worlds with gravities that pull in opposite directions. Ten years after a forced separation, Adam sets out on a dangerous quest to reconnect with his love.

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Adam is a seemingly ordinary guy in a very extraordinary universe. He lives humbly trying to make ends meet, but his romantic spirit holds on to the memory of a girl he loved once upon a time from another world, an inverted affluent world with its own gravity, directly above but beyond reach... a girl named Eden. Their childhood flirtation becomes an impossible love. But when he catches a glimpse of grownup Eden on television, nothing will get in the way of getting her back... Not even the law or science! Written by Onyx Films

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Look up, Look Down, Look for love See more »


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Rated PG-13 for some violence | See all certifications »

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$60,000,000 (estimated)

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$28,722 (USA) (15 March 2013)

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$102,118 (USA) (5 April 2013)
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The film was inspired by an image the director had in a dream. See more »

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It is stated in the beginning that objects from one world are bound by that world's gravity. When Adam and Eden first meet, his airplane wouldn't have fallen to the ground on Eden's world. See more »

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[first lines]
Adam: The universe, so full of wonders. I could spend hours and hours looking up at the sky. So many stars, so many mysteries. And there's one very special star that makes me think of one very special person. Now let me tell you my story.
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The title appears in its stylized state at the beginning: "UPSIDE NWOD" See more »

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References The Man Without a Head (2003) See more »

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BIUM BIUM BAMBALO
Written by K. Sveinsson / J. Birgisson / G. Holm / O. Dyrason / J. Arnason
Performed by SIGUR ROS
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Simply magnificent
12 February 2013 | by (Cambridge, UK) – See all my reviews

Seldom comes a love story which is a scientific fantasy and cinematically this beautiful. If you liked 'Another Earth' then you are bound to love this one as well. Jim Sturgess leaves his mark and gives another strong performance after 'One Day'. Dunst gave a good performance comparable to her role in 'Wimbledon'. Timothy Spall was excellent as always. The point of excitement for me is that imaginary science in fantasies like this one is getting better and better. It is beautiful that author redefines the rules of gravity in both world and follows it up nicely. I know that many science geeks would find a lot of flaws for argument, but in my opinion, it is a very apt movie for the popular cinema.


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